aquarium of canada

b+h architects // toronto, on

This rendering of the entrance lobby dictated a very vibrant, active color palette. The fish mobiles, which had not yet been designed, are shown in warm reds & yellows complementing the cool blues and purples of the exterior glazing and large video screen. There was an emphasis on showing families and children especially engaging with the hands-on displays in the lobby. The view also provides a peek at the permanent "Canadian Waters" exhibit beyond. Numerous changes to the in-progress design were easily accommodated by the loose painterly technique used throughout.


Here's a slideshow of the process of creating the main interior rendering: